Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

The Best Things to do in Connemara, Ireland > 3 Places You Must Visit

29 Nov , 2018  

Connemara is a remote area on the West Coast of Ireland that offers total tranquillity and much more relaxed pace of life. Add to this the stunning scenery and you have an area ripe for exploring. In the summer I had the chance to walk one of our new trips in Connemara and while the […]

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Cycling, Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Trail Running, Walking

Motivational tips to stay active in the winter

20 Nov , 2018  

Walking, cycling and running are always more comfortable in the spring and summer thanks to warmer and drier weather. But come the darker, damper and duller days of winter, it can be hard to motivate yourself to go outdoors. But staying indoors, out of the sunlight, for too long is not good for your health. […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Seven Things you Should Know About Walking the Kungsleden

1 Nov , 2018  

I was lucky enough to be travelling to Swedish Lapland to embark on an 8-day journey through Europe’s last great wilderness. Trekking through remote landscapes above the vast Arctic Circle and staying in simple, traditional mountain huts in spectacular settings. The Kungsleden was listed as ‘one of the World’s Best Hikes’ and I don’t struggle […]

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Macs Adventure, News, Tips & advice

Write Reviews and Win Outdoor Kit

30 Oct , 2018  

Fancy treating yourself to some new outdoor gear?  By submitting a trip review or feedback form after your adventure you will automatically be entered into our monthly prize draw where you could win £100 of vouchers to be used on gear or kit for your next big adventure! We love to read all about your […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

How to take great holiday photos

8 Aug , 2018  

Every month there’s a chance for a Macs Adventure traveller to be the winner of the #MacsMoment competition. To be in with a chance of winning a new item of outdoors gear – and being named #MacsMoment photographer of the month – you’ll need to submit a fantastic holiday photo taken while on a Macs […]

Tips & advice, Walking

14 tips for walking in The Sun

28 Jun , 2018  

Many people enjoy a walking holiday somewhere sunny, but it’s important that you stay fit and healthy in the sunshine. Here are 14 tips for keeping cool and safe even when temperatures rise. Protect your skin. Wear a high SPF sunscreen and don’t forget the back of your neck, the tip of your ears and your […]

Culture & History, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

A guide to exploring Poldark’s Cornwall

26 Jun , 2018  

Cornwall’s stunning coastline is a much-beloved walking destination among the Macs Adventure staff. When walking over the South West Coast Path (SWCP), you’ll encounter a variety of landscapes along the way such as countless hidden coves, high cliffs, quaint villages, and old Mining estates. No wonder then that this beautiful English area is the backdrop […]

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Culture & History, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Nepal Stories: the Faces Among the Mountains

8 Jun , 2018  

Nepal is known as the land of giants. Where the adventurous come to conquer mountains, which include the highest in the world, the mighty Himalayas. While the draw of raw adventure, challenging peaks and personal accomplishments bring travellers here, they often leave talking about the locals who walk among the mountains. Go beyond the guidebooks […]

Cycling, Discovery, Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Walking

Green Travel: A Guide to Travelling Responsibly

5 Jun , 2018  

Most people are aware of their responsibility towards the environment and their local community in their daily lives. But, then, when it comes to planning a holiday, excitement and aspirations can get in the way of thinking about environmental responsibilities. Green travel can be a tough nut to crack, but with a few simple tips, […]

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Cycling, Tips & advice

8 Great benefits of cycling

3 Jun , 2018  

Couple cycling

Today 3rd of June is World Bicycle Day,  a day that aims to encourage more people to get on their bikes to discover the many benefits of cycling. It’s no secret that we’re big fans of cycling! So here we reveal eight of the best benefits of cycling, for some coffee break inspiration to get you […]